Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls sign Rosenior 

Albion have made former Fulham and Hull City defender Liam Rosenior their first significant summer signing .  The thirty year old has signed a three year contract .  Albion boss Chris Hughton told the club website “” We are delighted to have brought Liam in...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015 at 10:00 pm

Energy Secretary offers to meet Brighton MP after question about wind farm subsidy cuts

The Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd has offered to meet Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas. She made the offer after the Green MP asked about wind farm subsidy cuts in the House of Commons yesterday afternoon (Monday 22 June). Caroline Lucas intervened as the...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015 at 6:29 pm

Roberts returns to Brighton and Hove Albion as goalkeeping coach

Former Brighton and Hove Albion goalkeeper Ben Roberts has returned to the club as first-team goalkeeping coach. Roberts, who was born in Bishop Auckland and turned 40 yesterday (Monday 22 June), joins Albion from Charlton Athletic and starts his new job immediately. He replaces...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015 at 5:54 pm

Health chiefs raise concerns about cervical screening take up in Brighton and Hove

Fewer 25 to 29-year-old women come forward for cervical screening in Brighton and Hove than anywhere else in Sussex and Surrey, according to the NHS. The proportion of women aged 25 to 29 years old who go for their smear test is 59.6 per cent in Brighton and Hove. The target is...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015 at 5:17 pm

Brighton and Hove’s fire service to move HQ

The fire service that serves Brighton and Hove is moving its headquarters closer to the city. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service will move out of its Eastbourne HQ and share the Sussex Police HQ site in Lewes. The move was agreed at a meeting of East Sussex Fire Authority last...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015 at 4:34 pm

Missing Kemp Town man found safe and well

A pensioner from Kemp Town has been found safe and well after being missing for more than 10 days. Sussex Police said yesterday (Monday 22 June): “Michael Burtenshaw, 81, from Brighton, was found safe and well on Saturday (20 June) at lunchtime in Brighton. “Michael was reported...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015 at 4:25 pm

Rockinghorse ball raises more than £100,000 in one night

A Mid Summer Ball in Brighton has raised more than £100,000 to help sick children and disadvantaged and vulnerable young people. The event took place at the Hilton Brighton Metropole on Saturday night (20 June) and raised £106,000. The money will support the Rockinghor...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015 at 12:37 pm

Brighton taxi driver may be able to help police find rapist

Detectives are trying to trace a taxi driver who could help them solve a rape case. Sussex Police said that officers were trying to find the cabbie who picked up a woman after she was raped in Brighton. The force said: “At about 3am on Friday 12 June a taxi picked up an...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015 at 12:09 pm

Hove MP warns council about lack of ambition during education debate

The Labour MP for Hove Peter Kyle has criticised a “lack of ambition” for children among some of those responsible for improving school standards. Mr Kyle said that he was giving a warning to Brighton and Hove City Council. He mentioned the Ofsted report which was published...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015 at 11:59 am

Water company staff prepare for Pier to Pier Swim in Brighton

Nearly 30 Southern Water staff are preparing for the company’s annual Pier to Pier Swim in Brighton on Friday (26 June). Their charity fundraising swim will be supported by Olympic gold medallist Duncan Goodhew and Invictus Games gold medallist Mike Goody. Both men are...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015 at 12:44 am